We're more than halfway to Christmas. I know, I know, let's not rush summer. However, it's never too early to save money for a rainy day, an emergency or for all that Christmas shopping. This story on CNN caught my eye. How to save $2000 by Christmas so you have money to pay for Christmas without maxing out your credit cards.

Do you think you could do these four steps to save $2000 for the holidays? They could be tough to do if you don't have much room in your budget to cut. Worth a try though, right?